Three loud cheers for our all time favourite!
Pancakes are usually considered as junk food, made up of starch and butter. But here in our Insane kitchen, we are going to eliminate this myth. Pancakes can be super healthy and versatile. You can make it exactly the way you want to using your favourite ingredients. It can be as fluffy as you want. It can be as thin as you want. So stop being paranoid about how to make the perfect pancake. There is no rocket science in it at all.
Before getting into more details, we must know that pancakes are one of the most ancient foods for mankind or human civilisation. Initially, pancakes were made with water and flour. It was thin and easy to digest. Then the legendary ingredients came into picture which changed the texture of pancakes. It was soda bicarbonate and baking soda. Initially, pancakes got its origin in European countries with that thin texture. When it got into American culture, it got its fluffy structure with the usage of soda bicarbonate. And now it is a major part of an American breakfast.
Let’s get into the nutritional factors of the key ingredients of my version of pancakes.
OATS- Oats Are Incredibly Nutritious. Whole Oats Are Rich in Antioxidants. It contains a Powerful Soluble Fiber Called Beta-Glucan. They Lower Cholesterol Levels and Protect LDL Cholesterol from Damage. They Improve Blood Sugar level Control. Oatmeal Is Very Filling and May Help You Lose Weight.
EGGS- Eggs are a very good source of high-quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2. Eggs are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper. Yolks are best source of omega 3 fatty acids.
BEETROOT-Helps lower blood pressure improving Improves exercise stamina. It may slow the progression of dementia. It prevents cancer and a great source of potassium.
- ½ cup Beetroot sauce (no sugar/ with sugar as preferred)
- 1cup whole wheat flour
- 1 cup oats flour
- 2 eggs
- 1tsp olive oil
- 2tbsp honey
- ½ cup cow milk/ almond milk
- Water (to adjust the consistency)
- 1tsp Soda bicarb
- Pinch of salt
- Take honey, eggs, milk in a mixing bowl and whisk it nicely.
- Sift the wheat flour, oats flour, soda bicarb, salt into the liquid mix and mix it well.
- Add water to adjust the consistency.
- Make the batter rest for 15 minutes.
- Heat the pan on medium to high flame. Brush lil bit olive oil on it.
- Put a ladle of batter and wait till you see bubbles coming on top.
- Flip the pancake and cook the other side till done.
- Enjoy the pancakes with a generous pour of chilled bloody beetroot sauce on top of it with little bit of almond flakes.